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Aug
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Classic Italian Seasonings, Herbs and Spices

Authentic Italian food stands out. From the depth and harmony of its flavor to the experience of the meal itself, Italian food is something special. Italian cuisine ranges in flavor, from light and delicate to robust and hearty. And some of that flavor range comes from classic Italian herbs, spices and seasonings, added in the […]

07
Aug
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Many Shapes of Pasta

You’ve had baked Ziti and pasta bolognese, maybe traditional tonnarelli in cacio e pepe. You can probably even name a dozen different types of pasta. But we’re betting you’d be surprised to learn there are literally hundreds of pasta types and shapes (and they’re all delicious). Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about the […]

31
Jul
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Reviews of La Famiglia in Reno

We know what makes La Famiglia Reno’s favorite Italian restaurant, but it still means so much when we see glowing reviews from our guests. Here’s what some of our most recent guests shared online about dining here at La Famiglia in Reno. A Wonderful Find “What a wonderful find in Reno. An easy walk from […]

17
Jul
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All the Reasons to Use Red Wine in Pasta Sauce

Spend some time making homemade pasta sauce, and you’ve probably used red wine. And if you’ve ever used jarred pasta sauce in a pinch, you may have noticed red wine on the label. That’s because a splash of red is a simple way to dramatically elevate the flavors in your pasta sauce (and a number […]

10
Jul
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A Review of La Famiglia, Reno’s Favorite Italian Restaurant

Reno’s La Famiglia Ristorante Italiano began with Paolo and Teresa Gaspari. They honored their Italian roots by creating a restaurant that felt just like home – a place where people could come together to enjoy food, wine, and the company of friends and family. As the restaurant changed hands through the years, that philosophy has […]

02
Jul
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Looking for Reno’s Most Authentic Italian Food? Use These Three Indicators

If you’ve ever had truly authentic Italian food, you knew it immediately. The delicate balance of flavors, the distinctive familiarity – even if you couldn’t identify it, you could tell this Italian food was the real deal. It’s an experience we’re pleased to offer here at La Famiglia in Reno. But wherever you are, here […]

26
Jun

The Perfect Pairing – Why the Right Wine Enhances Your Favorite Italian Foods

Fun fact – the wrong choice of wine with your incredible Italian dinner will actually hinder the experience. That’s true of most cuisines, but it’s particularly heartbreaking when you’re enjoying handmade pasta and tender meatballs, or creamy fettuccine Alfredo! Next time you whip up an Italian feast, here’s how to master the perfect pairing. A […]

19
Jun
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Why Italian Food is Probably Your Favorite Food

When we start talking about our favorite food, some kind of Italian food is usually on the list. Pizza, pasta, focaccia – these delightful options usually make the cut. But why is that? Give it some thought, and you’ll quickly see that culture and philosophy play a role. Here’s why Italian food is probably our […]

05
Jun
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We Can’t Wait to See You!

Today is the big day! We can’t wait to welcome our friends and guests, old and new, back to La Famiglia. Despite all the excitement last weekend, our grand re-opening following the closures is still today, Friday, June 5 – and we can’t wait! We’re looking forward to sharing the fresh new updates that will make […]

29
May
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A Fresh New Menu at Reno’s La Famiglia

Last week, we announced our grand re-opening on June 5 and shared some exciting news about the last few months. We used the time we were closed for an interior remodel, complete with new paint, new carpeting, new sound-dampening ceiling tiles, and a brand new air filtration system. Now, we’re thrilled to announce a fresh […]

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